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  • Making Cities Work

    Role of Local Authorities in the Urban Environment, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gilbert, Don Stevenson, Herbert Girardet, Richard Stren

    For too long, cities have been thought of as environmental blackspots, with high levels of air and soil pollution, overcrowding, poor sanitation and growing waste disposal problems. This book takes a more positive attitude: cities can be made to work sustainably. Their high population density can…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • The Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Policies and Institutions

    1st Edition

    By John Handmer, Stephen Dovers

    Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses. Yet these consequences and the financial and human crises that follow catastrophes can often be traced to policies unsuited to the emerging scales of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17

  • Nuclear Juggernaut

    The transport of radioactive materials, 1st Edition

    By Martin Bond

    Every day throughout Britain, by road, by rail and by sea, there are large numbers of routine movements of radioactive cargo. Materials at all stages of the nuclear cycle, from uranium ore to nuclear waste, from nuclear warheads to radioactive isotopes used in medicine, are constantly on the move.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    A False Dichotomy?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    �This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • The Organization of Global Negotiations

    Constructing the Climate Change Regime, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Depledge

    The basic assumption of this book is that the organization of a negotiation process matters. The global negotiations on climate change involve over 180 countries and innumerable observers and other participants, addressing enormously complex and economically vital issues with conflicting agendas.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

  • Renewable Energy

    A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Assmann

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24

  • Agrobiodiversity and the Law

    Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Santilli

    A wide range of crop genetic resources is vital for future food security. Loss of agricultural biodiversity increases the risk of relying on a limited number of staple food crops. However, many laws, such as seed laws, plant varieties protection and access and benefit-sharing laws, have direct…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21

  • Improving Urban Access

    New Approaches to Funding Transport Investment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Måns Lönnroth, Christian Wolmar

    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. To thrive, they will need efficient and sustainable forms of transport, but to achieve this, the financial incentives guiding urban transport operation must change – and change rapidly. Urban transport plays a critical role in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08

  • Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

    When the guns are silenced, those who have survived armed conflict need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of safety and a return to civil order. Meeting these needs while sustaining peace requires more than simply having governmental structures in place; it requires…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights

    Challenges in Taxonomy and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Halewood

    Over the last 50 years there has been a growing appreciation of the important role that farmers play in the development and conservation of crop genetic diversity, and the contribution of that diversity to agro-ecosystem resilience and food security. This book examines policies that aim to increase…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03

  • Linking Emissions Trading Schemes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Tuerk

    A growing number of GHG emissions trading schemes are being implemented at regional or national levels. However, even as the number of different schemes grows, few linkages exist between them. Major cap-and-trade proposals are currently at important stages in their development, especially in the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28

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